After finishing as the low amateur at the 2008 Open Championship, Chris turned pro and joined the European Tour. He has three career wins, most recently at the BMW PGA Championship, and finished tied for third at the 2009 Open Championship. In 2015, "Woody" broke into the top 50 in the world rankings and earned a spot at the 2016 Masters. His dedication and desire for perfection have helped him continue to excel on the course and it shows as he recently earned a spot on the 2016 European Ryder Cup team. He is currently ranked 60th in the World Golf Rankings.
A graduate of San Diego State University, Xander turned pro in 2015 and earned his PGA Tour card for the 2016/17 season after graduating from the Web.com Tour in 2016. Xander made headlines with a T5th finish in his first major, the 2017 US Open at Erins Hills and backed that up with a win at the Greenbrier Classic four weeks later. As an amateur, Xander was the 2014 California State Amateur Champion and earned third-team All-America honors from both GolfWeek and PING for the 2014-2015 season.
Sung Kang was born in South Korea and turned professional when he was 19 years old. He joined the Korean Tour and first gained prominence in 2009 when he finished runner-up at the Ballantine’s Championship. The following year, Sung won for the first time on the Korean Tour and ended the season by earning his PGA Tour Card via Qualifying School. Sung has gone on to win another three professional tournaments on the Asian Tour and now devotes all his time to the PGA Tour. Sung had a solid start to the 2015/16 PGA Tour season which included a T8th finish at the Northern Trust Open and a T10th finish at the Honda Classic, he finishedT18th at the US Open at Oakmont. So far in the 2016/17 PGA Tour season Sung has finsihed 2nd at the Shell Houston Open, tied for 6th at the Valero Texas Open, and tied for 12th at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He is currently ranked 86th in the World Golf Rankings.
A graduate of the University of Texas via South Africa, Dylan holed the winning putt in the 2012 NCAA Finals at Riviera Country Club. Dylan turned professional in 2012 and earned his way onto the European Tour at the end of 2016 after successfully graduating from the Sunshine and Challenge Tours.Dylan recorded his first European Tour win with a score of -12 under at The 2017 Lyoness Open in Atzenbrugg, Austria. He is currently 76th in the World Golf Rankings.
A graduate of University of Arkansas, Taylor turned pro in 2016 after earning Second-Team All-SEC honors during his senior season. Taylor earned full status on the Mackenzie Tour (Canada) for 2016, ending the year with five top 10 finishes and his first professional victory at the Staal Foundation Open. Taylor earned his Web.com Card for the 2017 season following his 3rd place finish on the Mackenzie Tour Order of Merit.
With a professional golf career spanning three decades, David Howell is one of the most well-known and well-respected athletes on the European Tour. He has six professional victories to his name with five of those coming on the European Tour. He was a member of the 2004 and 2006 European Ryder Cup teams and on 3 July 2014, Howell became the 27th person and second youngest player in European Tour history to make 500 appearances on the tour while playing at the Alstom Open de France.
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Matt BaldwinChallenge Tour (ENG)
Mark CalcavecchiaChampions Tour (USA)
Cameron DavisMackenzie Tour (AUS)
Joe DeanEuroPro (ENG)
Edouard EspanaChallenge Tour (FRA)
Dylan FrittelliEuropean Tour (RSA)
Paul HowardChallenge Tour (ENG)
David HowellEuropean Tour (ENG)
Sung KangPGA Tour (SKR)
Nahum Mendoza III MacKenzie Tour (USA)
Dermot McElroyGecko Tour (NIR)
Taylor MooreWeb.com Tour (USA)
James MorrisonEuropean Tour (ENG)
Xander SchauffelePGA Tour (USA)
Erik Van Rooyen Sunshine Tour & Challenge Tour (RSA)
Marc WarrenEuropean Tour (SCO)
Chris WoodEuropean Tour (ENG)
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